Hart Visits NU; Names Four Favorites

Archbishop Alter (OH) High School tight end Greg Hart visited Northwestern over the weekend, and had a great experience. He learned a few new things about the Wildcats during his trip. Hart discusses the visit in this PurpleWildcats.com update.

Northwestern became one of the first schools to offer three-star tight end Greg Hart a scholarship. Now, his list of offers is well into double digits.

Hart traveled to Northwestern's campus this past weekend for an overnight visit, and enjoyed his time on campus.

The 6-foot-5 tight end was hosted on campus by Shane Mertz, Max Chapman and Geoff Mogus. Hart's hosts gave a tour of Evanston and Chicago, where he had never been before.

"I didn't know how close (NU) was to Chicago and everything else," Hart said. "Loyola, DePaul -- I have some friends going there. It's a great locaitonn, right on the lake."

Hart spent a great deal of time with NU head coach Pat Fitzgerald. The most important thing he took from those meetings was learning of the school's prestigious degree.

"I didn't know all about the opportunities academically, all you can do with that degree," Hart said. "It was great from that aspect."

On Monday, the day after returning home from Evanston, Hart spoke on the phone with Fitzgerald.

"We talk once or twice a week," said Hart. "I've talked to him in person three times. It's a really great relationship."

Hart has narrowed down his list of options to four schools -- Northwestern, Nebraska, Pittsburgh and Virginia. He hopes to make a decision in the months prior to his senior season -- anytime between May to August, as he stated. He is looking for a few factors in finding the right school.

"Probably where I have the most opportunities all around, academic oportunity to football opportunities," he said. "Where I trust the people the most, it's all about people. That's what's really going to make the differnece, the people and opportunities."

Chris Emma has covered college athletics and professional baseball for FOX Sports since 2009. He covered the Nebraska Cornhuskers for Big Red Report, and currently covers the Northwestern Wildcats and Chicago Cubs.
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